Gabbe's Obstetrics Essentials: Normal & Problem Pregnancies - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323609746, 9780323609753

Gabbe's Obstetrics Essentials: Normal & Problem Pregnancies

1st Edition

Authors: Mark Landon Deborah Driscoll Eric Jauniaux Henry Galan William Grobman Vincenzo Berghella
eBook ISBN: 9780323609753
Paperback ISBN: 9780323609746
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 23rd April 2018
Page Count: 496

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Ideal for residents, fellows in training, and obstetric practitioners who need a quick review in practice, Gabbe’s Obstetrics Essentials is a portable, high-yield reference designed to put must-know obstetric information at your fingertips. Taken from Gabbe’s Obstetrics: Normal and Problem Pregnancies, this concise resource compiles the most essential information from the best-selling text into one convenient handbook. You’ll find key content in an easy-to-read bulleted format, providing a well-rounded and authoritative overview of all aspects of obstetrics.

Table of Contents



Chapter 1

Placental Anatomy and Physiology, 

Chapter 2

Fetal Development and Physiology, 

Chapter 3

Maternal Physiology,

Chapter 4

Maternal-Fetal Immunology, 

Chapter 5

Developmental Origins of Adult Health and Disease,


Prenatal Care,

Chapter 6

Preconception and Prenatal Care, 

Chapter 7

Nutrition During Pregnancy,

Chapter 8

Drugs and Environmental Agents in
Pregnancy and Lactation: Teratology, Epidemiology, 

Chapter 9

Obstetric Ultrasound: Imaging, Dating, Growth, and Anomaly, 

Chapter 10

Genetic Screening and Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis, 

Chapter 11

Antepartum Fetal Evaluation, 


Intrapartum Care, 

Chapter 12

Normal Labor and Delivery, 

Chapter 13

Abnormal Labor and Induction of Labor, 

Chapter 14

Operative Vaginal Delivery,

Chapter 15

Intrapartum Fetal Evaluation, 

Chapter 16

Obstetric Anesthesia, 

Chapter 17


Chapter 18

Antepartum and Postpartum

Chapter 19

Cesarean Delivery, 

Chapter 20

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Delivery, 

Chapter 21

Placenta Accreta, 


Postpartum Care, 

Chapter 22

The Neonate, 

Chapter 23

Postpartum Care and Long-Term Health Considerations, 

Chapter 24

Lactation and Breastfeeding, 


Complicated Pregnancy, 

Chapter 25

Surgery During Pregnancy, 

Chapter 26

Trauma and Related Surgery in

Chapter 27

Early Pregnancy Loss and Stillbirth, 

Chapter 28

Cervical Insufficiency, 

Chapter 29

Preterm Labor and Birth, 

Chapter 30

Premature Rupture of the Membranes, 

Chapter 31

Preeclampsia and Hypertensive Disorders, 

Chapter 32

Multiple Gestations, 

Chapter 33

Intrauterine Growth Restriction, 

Chapter 34

Red Cell Alloimmunization, 

Chapter 35

Amniotic Fluid Disorders, 


Pregnancy and Coexisting Disease,

Chapter 36

Prolonged and Postterm Pregnancy,

Chapter 37

Heart Disease in Pregnancy, 

Chapter 38

Respiratory Disease in Pregnancy,

Chapter 39

Renal Disease in Pregnancy,

Chapter 40

Diabetes Mellitus Complicating

Chapter 41

Obesity in Pregnancy, 

Chapter 42

Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases in Pregnancy, 

Chapter 43

Pituitary and Adrenal Disorders in Pregnancy, 

Chapter 44

Hematologic Complications of Pregnancy, 

Chapter 45

Thromboembolic Disorders in Pregnancy,

Chapter 46

Collagen Vascular Diseases in Pregnancy, 

Chapter 47

Hepatic Disorders During Pregnancy, 

Chapter 48

Gastrointestinal Disorders During Pregnancy, 

Chapter 49

Neurologic Disorders in Pregnancy, 

Chapter 50

Malignant Diseases and Pregnancy, 

Chapter 51

Skin Disease and Pregnancy, 

Chapter 52

Maternal and Perinatal Infection:
Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis
in Pregnancy, 

Chapter 53

Maternal and Perinatal Infection in Pregnancy: Viral, 

Chapter 54

Maternal and Perinatal Infection in Pregnancy: Bacterial, 

Chapter 55

Mental Health and Behavioral Disorders in Pregnancy, 


Legal and Ethical Issues in Perinatology,

Chapter 56

Patient Safety and Quality Measurement in Obstetric Care, 

Chapter 57

Ethical and Legal Issues in

Chapter 58

Improving Global Maternal Health: Challenges and Opportunities, 

Appendix I

Normal Values in Pregnancy and Ultrasound Measurements, 

Appendix II

Anatomy of the Pelvis, 

Appendix III

Glossary of Key Abbreviations,



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About the Authors

Mark Landon

Affiliations and Expertise

Richard L. Meiling Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

Deborah Driscoll

Affiliations and Expertise

Luigi Mastroianni Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Eric Jauniaux

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor/Honorary Consultant, Academic Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University College London, Royal Free Campus, London, United Kingdom

Henry Galan

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Chief of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Aurora, Colorado

William Grobman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology-Maternal Fetal Medicine, Center for Healthcare Studies - Institute for Public Health and Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Chicago, Illinois

Vincenzo Berghella

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania